The Conference on English Leadership (CEL) offers a collaborative, dynamic, discussion-based forum for literacy leaders to explore current and emerging issues.
CEL welcomes education professionals who want to seek solutions and share their special insights with others. Within CEL, leaders of literacy programs in a variety of settings--rural or urban, small districts or large, public or private, traditional or experimental--will find a vibrant forum for exploring contrasting and controversial ideas. Read about our mission and vision.
CEL Members include literacy leaders at all levels: classroom teachers, department heads, language arts coordinators, supervisors, consultants, resource teachers, principals, directors of instruction, college and university educators, affiliate leaders, and others exercising formal or informal leadership in their schools, districts, or states.
Learn more about CEL and join today!
St. Louis, Missouri, November 19-20
Literacy Leadership for Access and Opportunity
Join fellow educators from the Conference on English Leadership (CEL) at the convention in St. Louis where we will explore the issues of access and opportunity and engage in dialogue.
2017 Call for Program Proposals -- Deadline Extended to May 1
The CEL Nominating Committee is accepting nominations for the position of Member-at-Large. Members-at-Large represent the general membership on the Executive Committee and assists in creating and implementing CEL’s organizational goals and programs.
Learn more and submit a nomination -- Deadline May 1
On August 18, 2016, CEL lost a long-time and highly valued member when Bil Chinn passed away unexpectedly, the victim of an apparent heart attack. For many years, Bil served our organization with diligence, dedication, intelligence, and humor. Read more.
English Leadership Quarterly (ELQ) is the online journal of the Conference on English Leadership and helps department chairs, K-12 supervisors, and other leaders in their role of improving the quality of English instruction. ELQ offers short articles on a variety of issues important to decision makers in the English language arts. Published in August, October, February, and April. Take a moment to read the latest issue! Not yet a subscriber? Add it
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